Climate change religionists have found a new thing to get all mad at because it is “destroying” the earth: Netflix.
Global warming activists are now targeting Netflix as yet another cause of climate change, according to the New York Post.
The activists are claiming that Netflix is “a waste of resources at all levels.”
The globaloneyists also say, “watching a half-hour show via an on-demand video app emits 1.6 kilograms of carbon dioxide into the environment — the equivalent of driving almost 4 miles, according to Maxime Efoui-Hess of Paris-based nonprofit the Shift Project.”
A close second to the streaming services (including Amazon Prime, Hulu and the others) is porn streaming from services like Porn Hub.
The streaming services “contribute about 0.3 percent of all carbon emissions,” the study the newspaper cites says.
“Digital videos come in very large file sizes and (are) getting bigger with each new generation of higher definition video,” said Gary Cook of environmental activist group Greenpeace.
“More data equals more energy needed to maintain a system that is ready to stream this video to your device at a moment’s notice,” Cook added.
Despite the left-wing attempts to put an end to technology by claiming it is destroying the earth, the streaming services are growing by leaps and bounds.
Anders Andrae of Huawei Technologies estimates that by 2030 some 4.1 percent of the global electricity budget will be taken up by streaming video servers, AFP reports. Moreover, Cisco Network expects a quadruple increase of internet video traffic between 2017 and 2022 — eating up 80 percent of global web traffic.
So, now they want us to give up computers, and modernity.
Let’s face facts. Leftists global warming fearmongers want us to live like we are in the seventh century.
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